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3D-printed house ‘rain catcher’ drizzles with sustainable self-sufficient design

the off-grid 3D-printed rain catcher by tactus design workshop is aims to respond to the climate challenge, by reducing embodied carbon, operational energy and water consumption...

designboom | TactusDW | Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 2:45am EDT

michelangelo’s david gets his private parts covered up at expo 2020 dubai

the famous sculpture has been recreated using 3D printing and put on display inside the italian pavilion, but with one omission — his penis. The post michelangelo’s david...

designboom | lynne myers I designboom | Monday, Oct 4, 2021 10:10am EDT

world’s first 3D printed boat beluga set sail during milan design week 2021

caracol's 6-arm additive manufacturing system pairs with nextchem's recycled trademark material myreplastTM to produce the sustainably explorative sailing boat The post world...

designboom | eirini ilia I designboom | Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 12:45pm EDT

post-soviet architecture aesthetics are reinterpreted into 3D printed knit accessories

the series provides a wide range of knit accessories including scarves, hats, and balaclavas. The post post-soviet architecture aesthetics are reinterpreted into 3D printed knit...

designboom | Eva Sviridova | Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021 7:30pm EDT

10 winners from iF design award 2021 fuel every machinist’s dreams

from 3D metal printers to toxic gas detectors, we pick 10 design award winners from 2021 that turn complex technologies into easy-to-monitor powerful machines The post 10 winners...

designboom | eirini ilia I designboom | Friday, Sep 3, 2021 5:20am EDT

‘unboxing’ clothing series is made from a flexible textile connected with 3D printed joints

the project is inspired by japanese calligraphy, which ‘packs’ one whole message by minimal use of graphic lines.  The post ‘unboxing’ clothing series is made from a...

designboom | YardenTzarfati | Wednesday, Sep 1, 2021 5:10am EDT

ICON’s 3D printed homes in austin, texas are now complete and on the market

ICON notes that the 3D printed structure is safer and more resilient, withstanding both fire and flood. The post ICON’s 3D printed homes in austin, texas are now complete...

designboom | kat barandy I designboom | Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 2:45am EDT

new injection 3D concrete printing method builds more intricate structures

researchers from TU braunschweig have developed a new method of 3D printing concrete that shows potential for more complex structures. The post new injection 3D concrete printing...

designboom | lynne myers I designboom | Friday, Aug 27, 2021 6:50am EDT

snapmaker hosts 5th anniversary with virtual party, high five challenge and global sale

the snapmaker anniversary has begun! unique artwork, a virtual social media party and discounted sales celebrate global creative spirit. The post snapmaker hosts 5th anniversary...

designboom | tim spears I designboom | Monday, Aug 23, 2021 11:30am EDT

ZUV is an electric tricycle with a 3D printed chassis made from recycled plastic

created by EOOS NEXT in collaboration with the new raw, ZUV has a top speed of 25 km/h and can travel 50 km on a single battery charge. The post ZUV is an electric tricycle with a...

designboom | lynne myers I designboom | Monday, Aug 23, 2021 11:15am EDT

ICON 3D prints simulated mars habitat designed by bjarke ingels group for NASA

NASA has begun recruitment for the long-duration mars mission analog study inside the 3D-printed habitat. The post ICON 3D prints simulated mars habitat designed by bjarke ingels...

designboom | kat barandy I designboom | Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 10:15am EDT

meet ‘ohmie’: world’s first fully circular 3D printed lamp made from orange peels

the design showcases a texture similar to that of an actual orange peel, while some say that it even smells like orange cookies. The post meet ‘ohmie’: world’s...

designboom | myrto katsikopoulou I designboom | Monday, Jul 19, 2021 10:15am EDT

striatus is the first 3D-concrete-printed bridge built entirely without reinforcement

ETH architects together with zaha hadid architects used 3D printing to build this concrete footbridge with no reinforcing steel or mortar. The post striatus is the first 3D-...

designboom | yasmina karam I designboom | Monday, Jul 19, 2021 10:15am EDT

‘outline stroke’ is a new digital craft method of producing objects using 3D printing on canvas

sewing was replaced with ironing, instead of buttons were used printed connectors, and patterns were added by printing intricate textures. The post ‘outline stroke’ is...

designboom | stav raguan | Monday, Jul 19, 2021 6:20am EDT

world’s first 3D printed steel bridge installed over one of amsterdam’s oldest canals

after several years of work, the futuristic bridge has now opened to the public in amsterdam's red light district. The post world’s first 3D printed steel bridge installed...

designboom | sofia lekka angelopoulou I designboom | Friday, Jul 16, 2021 6:40am EDT